Basic Site Details

Name: Justiciary Court Houses
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Court House, Gaol and Public Offices  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Courthouse  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Justiciary Court Houses, SaltmarketYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 518101811 Original building
Item 2 of 51849  Reconstruction
Item 3 of 51859  Reconstruction
Item 4 of 519101913 Complete rebuilding retaining portico.
Construction programmed to commence in June 1910 and last two years
Item 5 of 51990s AdditionExtension


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 14William StarkArchitect 18101811Original building: only portico remaining now
Item 2 of 14Clarke & BellArchitectural practiceA1849 Reconstruction
Item 3 of 14George Bell IArchitectA1849 Reconstruction
Item 4 of 14William ClarkeArchitectA1849 Reconstruction
Item 5 of 14Clarke & BellArchitectural practiceB1859 Further reconstruction work
Item 6 of 14George Bell IArchitectB1859 Further reconstruction work
Item 7 of 14William ClarkeArchitectB1859 Further reconstruction work
Item 8 of 14Clarke & Bell & J H CraigieArchitectural practiceC1910 Complete rebuilding retaining portico
Item 9 of 14George Bell IIArchitectC1910 Complete rebuilding retaining portico
Item 10 of 14James Allan LauchlanArchitectC1910 Complete rebuilding retaining portico - as assistant to Clarke & Bell & J H Craigie
Item 11 of 14James Hoey CraigieArchitectC1910 Complete rebuilding retaining portico
Item 12 of 14John Marshall HunterArchitectC1910 Complete rebuilding retaining portico - as chief assistant to Clarke & Bell & J H Craigie
Item 13 of 14John Kirkwood Wilson (or Jack Wilson)ArchitectG1990s Extension
Item 14 of 14TBV ConsultArchitectural Department (New Towns etc)G1990s Extension


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5APSD The Dictionary of Architectureed Wyatt PapworthThe Architectural Publication Society (8v 1852-1892) 
Item 2 of 5Chapman1813The Picture of Glasgow  x, p139-147
Item 3 of 5Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 4 of 5Gomme, Andor and Walker, David1987Architecture of GlasgowSecond revised ednLondon: Lund Humphriesfig 46
Item 5 of 5Renwick (ed.)1913Extracts from the Records of the Burgh of Glasgow  x, p43

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building News29 April 1910  p585
Item 2 of 2The Times13 June 1910   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32844 
Item 2 of 4RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership Obituary of John Kirkwood Wilson
Item 3 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Hoey Craigie: L v17 no1201 & F no1763 (microfilm reel 14); John Marshall Hunter: L v18 no1358; James Allan Lauchlan: L no4849 (combined box 39)
Item 4 of 4Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 2/3020 (1910 work)